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    In Texas local governments play a major role in the wellbeing and safety of its citizens. In each county of Texas there are an average of about 19 general purpose governments, that means that all the county general purpose local governments combined would be more than 4,800. In the United States of America all but two states have governmental units known as counties or parishes. County government is primarily a way of governing rural areas, because Texas is so vast, with huge areas that are sparsely

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    state of Texas was birthed through conflicts over land, which resulted in tensions between Mexico and the Republic of Texas reaching a boiling point. Having declared their independence from Mexico, the Republic of Texas needed to establish some form of structure to be able to run and function as a Government (Newell et al. 40). The Republic of Texas constitution is setup to almost mirror the United States constitution, while having varying differences. In order to keep each branch of government honest

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    The state of Texas has a government that is broken up in a way to appeal to the public. The question of trusting the government is a common thing for some people. There could be many reasons for this but that’s not important. The government is here to keep control and needs to be trusted by the people. To prevent this distrust, the government is broke up into multiple different levels. These levels are made to aid public needs and separate major powers. The Texas legislature is the main level.

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    Texas Constitution Question #2 A couple centuries ago, to be specific 1827 was the year of the very first Texas Constitution. The first Texas constitution was called, The Constitution of Coahuila y Tejas. The population of what is now Texas was about four-thousand. Before declaring its independence from Mexico, Texas operated under the Mexican Constitution where there were two houses of congress. The lower house was composed of deputies serving two year terms. In the upper house, senators served

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    After examining the power one lobbyist can have in the Texas government, it is appropriate to look at the enormity of what a corporation who specializes in lobbying efforts is capable of. The company being examined is called Cassidy and Associates. Cassidy came into the forefront of Texas politics, when in 2006 Carol Strayhorn, the comptroller announced the state of Texas "would be suspending payments to a Washington lobbying firm hired by Rick Perry, called Cassidy and Associates" (Zeller 2006)

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    The Texas Government is composed of three branches, the executive, legislative, and judicial branch, similar to the federal government. Each branch has its own duties and ways to check the other branches as to ensure no one has too much, or all, the power. The executive branch contains the governor, lieutenant governor, the secretary of state, attorney general, and several other commissioners and executives. The legislative branch contains the Texas House of Representative and the Texas Senate.

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    Texas is the second most populous state as well as the second largest state in the United States of America (Brown, Langenegger, Garcia, Lewis, & Biles, 2014). With a huge number of people currently calling Texas their home, it would make sense to draw the conclusion that the Texas government must make this state a great place to live by serving its citizens to the best of its abilities. However, it is best not to make assumptions and in order to ascertain whether the local government actually fulfills

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    The government of the state of Texas is a difficult and complicated institution that is composed of many different levels. The question comes in to everyone's mind at one time or another whether or not to trust the government. It could be that people believe that the officials will take advantage of their power, or simply people don't like the idea of being controlled by someone who is not a family member or friend. To avoid this centralized power, the government is divided into stages and this is

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    The government of the state of Texas is a difficult and complicated institution that is composed of many different levels. The question comes in to everyone's mind at one time or another whether or not to trust the government. It could be that people believe that the officials will take advantage of their power, or simply people don't like the idea of being controlled by someone who is not a family member or friend. To avoid this centralized power, the government is divided into stages and this is

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    The executive government is the main organ that exercises authority in and holds the responsibility for the governance of a state. The main objective of executive is to execute and enforce law. According to the principle of speration of powers, authority is distributed among several branches and those are; legislative, executive and judiciary. There are different subdivision of executive branch as well. It consists of Governer, Lieutenant Governer, Comptroller of Public Accounts, Land Commissioner

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